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As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable

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Architecture Evolution: From Mainframes to Service-oriented Architecture


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computer hardware its evolution  server, it is a computer or software package that provides a specific kind of service to client software running on other computers. The server term can refer to a particular piece of software (a web server application) or to the physical machine on which the software is running. The main difference between the client and server is that the server responds to requests from many different clients, while the clients usually initiate the requests for information from a single server. A single server machine Read More

Architecture Evolution: From Web-based to Service-oriented Architecture


Traditional enterprise systems have proven difficult to change and extend. The inherent problem of old core code and business logic duplication is part of the reason traditional enterprise resource planning systems have not readily taken to e-commerce.

computer hardware its evolution  architecture is that any computer with secure access to the Internet can access the product, given that by simply typing in a URL address, one has access to the system. There are potential savings in terms of deployment, maintenance, support, and upgrades, since the changes on the server side are instantly available to all users. Still, while this approach might have value from an IT perspective, initially it did not necessarily improve the user experience of the application. In fact, many users even Read More

Architecture Evolution: Service-oriented Architecture versus Web Services


Collaboration and interoperability are critical where multiple business units reside under one larger corporation, or where there is a requirement to integrate the system into a disparate system when a business-to-business or business-to-consumer extension is part of the business model.

computer hardware its evolution  to implement the latest computer science quantum leap, there is no guaranteed correlation between first-to-market and ultimate success in the market. Many vendors have also felt the displeasure of the client bases that were far from being ready to make a significant technological leap. Hence, having been burdened with a large customer base still running on a slew of older product that support possibly obsolete technologies, even the largest vendors had to backpedal and rethink their older product Read More

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Essential ERP-Its Underpinning Technology


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PTC Updates Its Retail PLM Solution


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J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 2: FOCUS Announcements Continued


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The price management solutions provider Vistaar Technologies, Inc. recently announced that its long-time customer Ford Motor Company is extending its successful Vistaar implementation. With the new project, Ford plans to create a standardized global materials cost forecasting (MCF) process across its four global regions. The global MCF process supports the mission and vision of the “One Ford

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Teradata Broadens Its Cloud Product Portfolio


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TEC Launches Its Revamped Small Business Software Model


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